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NCRB data shows in 2016, Haryana registered one gang rape every two days (representational Image)

14-year-old gang-raped in Dehradun school was force-fed chillies & papaya for 6 days

School authorities, having learnt that she was pregnant, tried to induce miscarriage to ensure that school didn't get a 'bad name'.
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National Crime Records Bureau adds more than 5 lakh names to database of sex offenders

The database keeps a record of offenders convicted under charges of rape, gang rape, POCSO and eve teasing.
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No longer India’s Most Wanted: The rise and fall of Suhaib Ilyasi

The Delhi High Court Friday ruled that Ilyasi did not murder his wife Anju in January 2000, overturning the life sentence awarded by the trial court.
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Nightmare on Route 544: Men use this DTC bus to ‘sexually harass’ DU college students

A 19-year-old student of Kamala Nehru College tells ThePrint about the three times she was 'molested' on this bus. Women say it's been happening since 1985
Shiv Sena President - Uddhav Thackeray

Cows safer than women in the country, Sena chief takes dig at Centre

Uddhav Thackeray tells Saamana: 'Shiv Sena may be an NDA ally, but it will definitely talk about things that are wrong'.
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Facing inquiry for tweet, IAS officer says didn’t mortgage freedom for monthly salary

A prominent Twitter commentator, Shah Faesal said the probe was an opportunity to start a debate on 'primitive' service rules.
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One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with 14% thinking the other way around. New Delhi: A greater number of Indians believe women police personnel are more honest than their male peers, but fewer choose to approach the ‘weaker gender’ for help, a study on citizen opinion of police has found. The survey was carried out by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti, a research initiative of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), among 15,563 respondents across 22 states in June and July 2017. According to the survey, 21 per cent of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with 14 per cent thinking the other way around. Forty-three per cent of the respondents said both were equally honest, while 12 per cent said neither. However, only 15 per cent...

The BJP government must go beyond lip service and work towards true empowerment of women

Effective empowerment of women can be achieved through better implementation of law, 33 percent reservation for women, improved gender ratio in work and education space.

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Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

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An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.